Fennel, a flowering plant species in the carrot family, is used to represent adultery and foolishness. Revealed in the first act of the play, the new King, Claudius, married the Queen, Gertrude, only days after King Hamlet’s death. Hamlet is torn apart by this, expressing anger and declaring their relationship “incestuous”. With this information, Ophelia would have gifted both Claudius and Gertrude fennel to represent the betrayal of Gertrude’s relationship with King Hamlet. Many scholars, including Linda Bamber, professor at Tufts University, argue that Gertrude was cheating on her husband with Claudius while he was still alive, and thus adultery can be used to describe both the new King and old Queen.
Thus with a kiss I die.” (V.iii.95-120) Romeo picks up on the fact that Juliet is warm and that she still has color in her cheeks, which suggests she isn’t decesed but only sleeping. However, he is so angsty and care free that he notices these things and kills himself anyway, not even attempting to wake his sleeping love. While West Side Story doesn’t contain suicide, the theme of impulsivity is found through Tony, when he runs into the street begging for Gino to show himself, believing Gino has shot and killed Maria. Tony knows that Gino is searching for him and wants to harm him but runs out into the street anyway. He finds Maria alive but Gino shoots and kills him.
The Death of Romeo and Juliet It is Friar Lawrence's fault because he gave Juliet the potion and married Romeo and Juliet. Also, he should just told Romeo that Juliet was going to take a potion that was going to make Juliet look dead so she could miss her wedding to Paris. It is Romeo’s fault because he fell in love with Juliet who is a Capulet and already is soon to be married to Paris. Romeo killed himself because he thought Juliet was dead causing Juliet to kill herself. It is Juliet’s fault because she loved Romeo back who is a Montague and left her “fiance” Paris.
The song “Creep” by TLC is a great connection to Othello because both share infidelity tones. In the first verse, the singer seems like a loyal and distraught lover by saying, “I love my man with all honesty,But I know he's cheating on me.” This relates to the relationship between Bianca and Cassio. Bianca believes Cassio, is cheating on her when he gives Bianca the handkerchief that belonged to Desdemona. Bianca's thoughts immediately go to infidelity when she says, “This is some token from a newer friend/ Is ‘t come to this?”(3.4. l.205-206). The line in “Creep” that says “I Keep giving loving till the day he pushes me away” shows how loyal the lover is to their partner.
Nadia In the play Othello, by William Shakespeare, the title character is a valiant hero who is in love with his beautiful bride, Desdemona. The play’s villain, Iago, destroys this love by feeding Othello vicious lies about Desdemona, causing Othello to slowly go mad. By the end of the play, Othello, in a fit of jealous rage, murders his wife. This significant change in Othello’s character is not sudden; rather, it is a gradual transformation that takes place after a series of events that occur throughout the play. Othello’s character undergoes a significant change due to a series of events at the hands of Iago, the play’s antagonist to enhance the fact that even a valiant heroes can become corrupt.
After Macbeth murders King Duncan, he becomes worried that his friend Banquo might try to overthrow him, for the witches that predicted that Macbeth was going to be king also “hailed [Banquo] father to a line of kings” (Shakespeare 69). In order to stop this, Macbeth orders three murders to murder Banquo as he is horseback riding with his son, Fleance. Similarly, Iago has been plotting the downfalls of all the characters in Othello. One example of this is at the end when Iago wants to get rid of Roderigo because “[h]e call[ed] [him] to a restitution large [o]f gold and jewels;” Iago accomplishes this by tricking Roderigo into fighting Cassio (Shakespeare 223). When Roderigo was injured in the fight, Iago murders him.
The disaster of human relationships is heavily present in the novel and the play in romantic relationships. The romantic relationships of Daisy and Jay in the novel and Hamlet and Ophelia in the play exhibit the destructive effects of obsession. Obsession is a damaging aspect in Daisy and Jay’s relationship and by the end of the novel, Jay’s obsession with Daisy admitting she never loved Tom causes hurt to both Jay and Daisy. Daisy feels overwhelmed, “‘I won’t stand this!’ cried Daisy. ‘Oh, please let’s get out.’” and Jay is left feeling hurt and betrayed, when in fact all that should have mattered to Jay is that Daisy loves him now (142).
Once in place, Iago consulted Othello and hinted of the handkerchief’s location, which caused Othello to question Desdemona. Knowing she had misplaced such a valuable treasure, Desdemona lied when asked of its whereabouts. Unbeknownst to her, Emilia picked up the handkerchief, gave it to Iago, who placed it in Cassio’s room. Soon after Othello witnessed Cassio give it to a whore Cassio had been sleeping with. The handkerchief was Othello’s wedding gift to Desdemona which symbolized their love and devotion to one another, as it had for his father and
Claudius represents Hamlet’s Id and desire of Hamlet’s to sleep with his mother Gertrude. King Hamlet resepresents superego to control his Id or his desire to sleep with Gertrude. In act 3, scene 4 , Hamlet putdown his mother Gertrude for her sexual behavior “ Rank sweat of an enseamed bed”. At this moment, king Hamlet’s sprit (the super ego) appears to prevent the desire from being realized. King Hamlet remarks to the Hamlet, this revealing his guilt conscience of both his desire and delay: “Do not forget!
Laertes bombastically dramatizes his grief, prompting Hamlet to reveal himself and declare his equal grief at the loss of his erstwhile beloved. After a short tussle, Hamlet and Laertes part. Later, Hamlet explains to Horatio that he discovered Claudius' plot to have him killed in England and forged a new letter arranging for the deaths of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. While they are conversing, Osric, a ridiculous courtier, approaches and proposes the duel between Laertes and Hamlet. Hamlet eventually accepts this challenge.
Romeo’s last words before his death, “Here’s to my love. O true apothecary, thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die” (5.3.119-120). In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet fall in love, get married, and kill themselves for love all behind their parents’ backs. There are 3 people that can be blamed for the death of Romeo and Juliet.
Also, right when he was still sad about Rosaline he became blinded with love when he saw Juliet. So, Romeo just threw Rosaline out of his mind and went to a girl he just met. Romeo was so blinded with love that he kissed Juliet who 's a Capulet. After the party Romeo decided that him and Juliet wants to